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Author Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850.
Title The édition définitive of La comédie humaine ... / by Honoré de Balzac.
Publication Info. Philadelphia : Printed for subscribers only by G. Barrie & Son, [c1896-1900]
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 5  F B  v.4    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.6 c.2  IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.7    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.8    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.9    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.10    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.11    IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.12 c.2  IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.13 c.2  IN LIBRARY
 Stack 5  F B  v.14    IN LIBRARY

Description 53 v. : ill., facsims., music ; 22 cm.
Note "Now for the first time completely translated into English."
Translators' names on t.p. of each volume.
Red and black t.p. Copyright by the printer at head of plates. Printed guard-sheets. Etchings signed. List of etchings at the end of each volume.
Contents v. 1-11. Parisian life: v. 1-2. The splendors and miseries of courtesans: The way that girls love. How much love costs old men. The end of bad roads. The last incarnation of Vautrin -- v. 5. Poor relations, second episode: Cousin Pons.--v. 6. History of the thirteen: Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants. La Duchesse de Langeais -- v. 7. History of the grandeur and downfall of César Birotteau -- v. 8. The civil service. Gaudissarrt II. A prince of Bohemia -- v. 9. The house of Nucingen. The secrets of La Princesse de Cadignan. Sarrasine. Facino Cane. A man of business. The involuntary comedians.
v. 12-22. Private life: v. 12. The house of the Cat and Racket. The dance at Sceaux. The purse. The vendetta -- v. 13. Memoirs of two young wives -- v. 14. Modeste Mignon -- v. 15. A start in life. Madame Firmiani. The message. The atheist's mass -- v. 16. Albert Savarus. A daughter of Eve -- v. 17. The marriage contract. La grenadiere. Gobseck.-- v. 18. A woman of thirty. The deserted mistress -- v. 19. Old Goriot -- v. 20. Honorine. Colonel Chabert. The interdiction -- v. 21. Beatrix -- v. 22. A double family. The peace of the household. A study of woman. Another study of woman. The pretended mistress.
v. 23-32. Provincial life: v. 23. Ursule Mirouët -- v. 24-25. The celibates: Pierrette. The Curé de Tours. La Rabouilleuse -- v. 26. Eugénie Grandet -- v. 27. The lily of the valley -- v. 28. The illustrious Gaudissart. The muse of the department -- v. 29. The old maid. The cabinet of antiquities -- v. 30-32. Lost illusions: The two poets. A provincial great man in Paris. The trials of an inventor -- v. 33-37. Military and political life: v. 33. The Chouans -- v. 34. A passion in the desert. An episode under the reign of terror. A dark affair -- v. 35. Z. Marcas. The other side of contemporaneous history, first episode: Madame de la Chanterie; second episode: The novice -- v. 36-37. The deputy from Arcis -- v. 38-40. Country life: v. 38. The country Doctor -- v. 39. The village Curé -- v. 40. The peasants.
v. 41-49. Philosophic and analytic studies: v. 41. The magic skin -- v. 42. Jesus Christ in Flanders. Melmoth converted. The elixir of long life. Seraphita -- v. 44. Gambara. Massimilla Doni. The accursed child -- v. 45. The quest of the absolute -- v. 46. Adieu. The conscript. The executioner. The exiles. Louis Lambert -- v. 47. Catherine de' Medici -- v. 48-49. Physiology of marriage. Petty worries of conjugal life -- v. 50-51. The repertory of La comédie humaine of Honoré de Balzac / Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Christophe -- v. 52-53. Les contes drolatiques.
Note "Repertory of La comédie humaine ..." by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Christophe, introduction by Paul Bourget in v. 50-51.
Local Note Library set incomplete, lacking v. 1-3, 5, 19, 26, 43, 48, 52-53.
Subject Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850. Comédie humaine -- Translations into English.
Genre or Form Printed guard sheets (Printing) -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- 1896-1900.
Added Author Cerfberr, Anatole, 1835-1896. Répertoire de la Comédie humaine de Honoré de Balzac. English. 1900.
Christophe, Jules François, 1840-
Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935.
Ives, George Burnham, 1856-1930.
Walton, William, 1843-1915.
Artois, Mary W. (Mary Webb), 1852-1935.
Breen, Peter P.
Burgan, J. Alfred.
Fosdick, Gertrude Christian.
Furey, Francis T. (Francis Thomas), 1852-
Murdock, George John.
Robbins, E. P.
Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960.
Sedgwick, Jane Minot.
Tomlinson, May.
Walls, Thomas H.
George Barrie & Sons, printer, copyright holder.
Added Title Comédie humaine. English. 1896
Note Half title: Human comedy
Added Title Parisian life.
Private life.
Provincial life.
Military and political life.
Country life.
Philosophic and analytic studies.
Repertory of La comédie humaine.
Contes drolatiques.
Old maid.
Cabinet of antiquities.